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Archdiocese of Malta

Archidioecesis Melitensis o Melevitanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Paul Cremona, O.P., Archbishop
  • Charles Jude Scicluna, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Joseph Mercieca, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 1 January 1944
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Malta
  • Square Kilometers: 246 (95 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.maltadiocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 29, Valletta VLT 16, Malta
  • Telephone: (021)24.53.50
  • Fax: 24.29.71

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Malta
Archdiocese of Malta
1 January 1944ElevatedDiocese of Malta Archdiocese of Malta

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Malta
1950278,000280,00099.3%4023847863536701,13550ap1951
1970280,000294,00095.2%4174628793187271,73657ap1971
1980288,600304,40094.8%4434388813276011,47064ap1981
1990321,000325,00098.8%3694428113955601,25464ap1991
1999320,000340,00094.1%3404117514265121,27163ap2000
2000330,000350,00094.3%3704067764255051,23664ap2001
2001335,000350,00095.7%3294117404525041,01064ap2002
2002337,000353,00095.5%32143475544652996664ap2003
2003337,500354,00095.3%31643174745152396564ap2004
2004337,800354,90095.2%31242473645849793964ap2005

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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